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August 26, 2016

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August 26, 2016

Kindergarteners' Mathematics Success Hinges on Preschool Skills

Aug. 4, 2016 — Researchers have discovered that preschoolers who better process words associated with numbers and understand the quantities associated with these words are more likely to have success with math when ... read more

June 15, 2016 — Although math skills are considered notoriously hard to improve, researchers boosted kindergarteners' arithmetic performance simply by exercising their intuitive number sense with a quick ... read more

Models Make Predictions on Olympic Medals

June 8, 2016 — How many medals will each country win in Rio at this Summer's Olympic Games? Researchers who derived predictions from two different models anticipate that the USA, China, Russia, and the UK will ... read more

Time to Up the Game: Video Game Designers Need to Do More for Young Disabled Players

May 7, 2016 — Computer games controlled through wheelchair movements have the potential to improve quality of life for young people with severe mobility impairments but more needs to be done to consider the needs ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — Neuroscientists discover brain processes which lead to the concept of “zero” on the number ... read more

Playing Action Video Games May Increase the Capability for a Suicide Attempt

Mar. 28, 2016 — Among individuals already thinking about suicide, those who play action video games may be significantly more capable of attempting it than those who play other video game categories, according to a ... read more

Mar. 25, 2016 — Researchers have overcome one of the key challenges to quantum computing by simplifying a complex quantum logic operation. They demonstrated this by experimentally realizing a challenging circuit -- ... read more

Why Sexual Harassment Is Worse Than Other Types of Abuse Online

Mar. 22, 2016 — While many women gamers can shrug off much of the name-calling and abuse they receive while playing online video games, sexual harassment sticks with them even when they're ... read more

Cryptographic System Lets Users Control Access to Their Data

Mar. 18, 2016 — Generally, users have no idea which data items their apps are collecting, where they're stored, and whether they're stored securely. Researchers now hope to change that, with an application ... read more

Mar. 11, 2016 — A new analytical model for e-sports not only helps game developers better understand how players perform, but can also predict the outcome of the ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — Video games are a favorite activity of children, yet its affect on their health is often perceived to be negative. A new study assessed the association between the amount of time spent playing video ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — Playing 'brain-training' video games may help improve some cognitive abilities of people with multiple sclerosis by strengthening neural connections in an important part of their brains, ... read more

Mar. 4, 2016 — Small numbers are processed in the right side of the brain, while large numbers are processed in the left side of the brain, new research ... read more

Mar. 3, 2016 — Researchers report that they have designed and built a quantum computer from five atoms in an ion trap. The computer uses laser pulses to carry out Shor's algorithm on each atom, to correctly ... read more

New Vulnerability Discovered in Common Online Security

Mar. 2, 2016 — One of the world's most common security software packages – used as the basis of protection for many web browsers – has been found to be vulnerable to a specific form of attack, according to ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — Two mathematicians have published a new paper that advances the art -- or shall we say, the math -- of describing a wave. The study explores what happens when a regular wave pattern has small ... read more

Motion-Controlled Video Games May Improve Real World Skills

Feb. 18, 2016 — Motion-controlled video games, such as those played on the Wii, may help boost skills when players compete in the real world, according to a team of ... read more

Feb. 10, 2016 — A Q&A with a veteran knot theorist discusses the strange origins of the discipline, as well as its modern-day applications. This field of mathematics, rich in aesthetic beauty and intellectual ... read more

Professor Creates Video Games That Redefine Art

Feb. 2, 2016 — Eddo Stern straddles the world of fine art and game design to ask fundamental questions about what is ... read more

Using Artificial Intelligence and Evolution to Take Gaming to the Next Level

Jan. 25, 2016 — You have a new video game and have spent weeks trying to defend yourself against your arch enemy. You finally found his weakness and how to stop him, and are joyfully exacting revenge. But one day ... read more

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